What does it mean to scale an image or a figure?

Scaled Copies An image is a scaled copy of the original if the shape is stretched in a way that does not distort it.

How do I resize an image to aspect ratio?

Crop Image to an Aspect Ratio

  1. Click Upload an image and select the image you want to crop.
  2. Under step 2, click the Fixed Aspect Ratio button, then enter that ratio, such as 5 and 2, and click Change.
  3. Drag a rectangle over the image to select the area you want.
  4. Move the selection as needed, then click Crop.

What is the best resolution in Photoshop?

Choosing an Image Resolution for Print or Screen in Photoshop Elements 9

Output Device Optimum Acceptable Resolution
Professional photo lab printers 300 ppi 200 ppi
Desktop laser printers (black and white) 170 ppi 100 ppi
Magazine quality — offset press 300 ppi 225 ppi
Screen images (Web, slide shows, video) 72 ppi 72 ppi

How do you resize an image in ImageMagick?

Then, ImageMagick would resize this image from 2,500 pixels wide to 500 pixels wide using -resize. This smooths out the blockiness, but the file size stays pretty low. Finally, ImageMagick would remove meta data to get an even smaller file. The second way to choose a resampling filter in ImageMagick is with the -filter setting.

What does it mean to resize an image in Photoshop?

If you’re keeping the number of pixels in the image the same and simply changing the size at which the image will print, or in Photoshop terminology, changing the document size of the image, that’s known as resizing.

What’s the difference between image resampling and image resizing?

Again, just to make sure we’re on the same page so far: Image Resizing: Changing the size the image will print without changing the number of pixels in the image. Image Resampling: Changing the number of pixels in the image. See?

How do you change the size of an image?

The most obvious and common way to change the size of an image is to resize or scale an image. The content of the image is then enlarged or more commonly shrunk to fit the desired size. But while the actual image pixels and colors are modified, the content represented by the image is essentially left unchanged.